Facilities Worker II (Emergency Hire Pool)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Northridge
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Temporary, Full Time, Trades

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun.


Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Facilities Worker II independently performs semi-skilled and basic skilled facilities and systems maintenance, repair and renovation work. The incumbent analyzes and trouble shoots problems across multiple trade functions, perform repairs independently, performs skilled laborer work with job set-up, take-down, and clean-up; and maintains tools and equipment.

  • Plumbing duties: installs faucets, flush valves and other basic plumbing devices; running DWV and other piping, solders pipe and clears drains; performs skilled laborer work; and performs routine maintenance with the use of augers, drain jetting equipment and/or cutting apparatus.
  • Electrical duties - Installing outlets and switches, replacing ballasts and fixtures (non-energized systems), pulling wire and other electrical duties, changing out smoke detectors. Paint – sands, patches, performs masking and clean up, performs basic painting.
  • Carpentry - Installs and adjusts door hardware; installs blinds, fasteners, shelving and fixtures; builds basic formwork; installs and replaces windows; performs patching, sanding, masking and clean-up; performs minor floor and carpet repair, sets and pours concrete; sets up ladders and scaffolding; installs door seals and sweeps. Maintenance duties - perform routine mechanical maintenance work    
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Equivalent to three years of full-time, progressively responsible hands-on experience in general facilities and systems maintenance and repair or comparable experience as a trades assistant or laborer with demonstrated proficiency in the required duties. Formal training can be substituted for one year of required experience.
  • LICENSE: Candidate must possess and maintain a Valid California Driver's License.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of specific methods, practices and tools related to facilities and systems maintenance and repair in areas such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, painting and mechanical systems; semi-skilled and basic skilled knowledge across multiple trades.
  • General knowledge of applicable trade safety practices. Working knowledge of building codes; and basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical principles. 
  • Ability and specialize skills to: demonstrate semi-skilled and basic trade proficiency in multiple trade and maintenance tasks; operate all applicable tools, equipment and systems; follow standard written instructions and procedures; make recommendations regarding preventative maintenance on facilities; keep daily records; read and write at a level appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations as required by the position; perform strenuous manual labor; operate electric carts and various motorized tools; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • The university offers medical insurance.
  • Classification / grade: 6251 / Facilities Worker II / 1
  • The anticipated HIRING RATE is $5457 per month. The salary range for this classification is: $5197 - $6532 per month.
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may require overtime.
  • TEMP: This is a temporary appointment, up to 90 days, with possible extension.


General Information

  • Applications received through April 9, 2024, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines


Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran or military status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

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